Startupbootcamp FinTech New York

About the Program

Startupbootcamp FinTech is the leading accelerator focused on financial innovation. We provide funding, mentorship, office space in the heart of Manhattan and access to a global network of corporate partners, mentors, investors and VCs, for up to 10 selected FinTech startups across the globe.

For three months, the selected startups collaborate with 400+ mentors, partners, and investors to build world class FinTech products, with the ultimate goal of becoming industry leading companies.  This program is supported locally by Mastercard, Rabobank, Santander, Thomson Reuters, Route 66 Ventures, Deutsche Bank and WilmerHale.

Startupbootcamp FinTech programs have accepted companies who have completed seed funding and those who are pre-seed.  We are looking for strong teams first and foremost, who are uniquely positioned to execute.  We have a strong bias towards diverse teams and encourage founders of all backgrounds to apply to the program.

What We Offer

  • Extensive mentorship from +400 entrepreneurs, investors, and partners

  • Access to top markets in US & Latin America, Europe and Asia

  • 3+1 months free office space

  • $20K cash grant per team

  • $600K+ in partner services

  • Exposure to 200+ Angels & VCs

  • Invitation to SBC global alumni network and growth program

In return, we will become shareholders for 6% of equity. All contracts are simple, transparent, and available for all to see.



  • Nov 18

    Applications open

  • Feb 14

    Applications close

  • Mar 11 - 13

    Selection Days

  • Apr 18

    Program begins

  • Jul 20

    Demo Day

What's the Deal?

Startupbootcamp FinTech has partnered with the industry giants: Mastercard, Rabobank, Santander, Thomson Reuters, Route 66 Ventures, Deutsche Bank and WilmerHale to provide the expertise, exposure channels, and access to a network of industry professionals that most early-stage fintech startups would not be able to access otherwise.

The program is led by Jesse Podell, using his extensive background to focus on startups developing technology for the fintech industry.

We have expertise accelerating fintech broadly We are interested in teams who are building products and platforms for institutions, consumers, or even both.

- Payments - Bitcoin - Financial Inclusion - Blockchain & Distributed Ledger - Asset Management - Capital Markets - Peer to Peer - Mobile Money - Data Analytics - Crowdfunding - Security & Authentification - Regulatory - Compliance - Lending

Seed funding and other perks

All teams receive $20,000 in cash per team, $600,000+ in partner services, and 3+1 months of free office space in the heart of New York City, to dedicate 100% of their time on the program.

Massive growth support

The three month Startupbootcamp FinTech New York accelerator guides  companies through the Shape, Build, and Sell stages of development, through hands-on sessions with 100+ mentors, masterclasses on topics ranging from lean to legals, and focused partner days such as media, investment and sales.

Acceleration and Demo Day

After three months of acceleration the 10 teams are invited to present their companies to 400+investors, mentors, and partners during Demo Day. All startups are given invaluable pitch training and support from industry experts in the lead up to the day.

Global support network

Startupbootcamp FinTech startups are actively supported long after they leave the accelerator. All startups will be part of the Alumni Growth Program, which exposes them to a growing global network of 1,000+ mentors, 2,000+ investors, 125+ startups.

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